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Bauxite & Alumina ’17: High-purity ATH market to rely on EU, US demand

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 15 March 2017

The bulk of demand for fine precipitated alumina trihydrate for the flame retardants, plastics and catalysts sectors will continue to be generated in mature western market, with a second wave of demand from emerging markets in the next three to five years.

Europe and North America are set to remain the core markets for high-purity alumina trihydrate (ATH) demand in the short term, IM heard on the sidelines of the 23rd Bauxite and Alumina conference in Miami, US this week.

Suppliers of fine precipitated ATH materials attending the Miami event this week told...

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